Digitilization/ICT

COVID-19 Impact Analysis on Gender Equality in Tunisia

10 March | 10.00 CET | Online event for GIZ staff in French |
Presentation and discussion of the findings of a COVID-19 impact analysis on gender equality in Tunisia, including 

The shadow pandemic: Online and ICT*-facilitated violence against women and girls during COVID-19

10 March | 14.00-15.00 CET | GIZ online event |
When women and girls do have access to the Internet, they face online violence more often than men in many different ways. Research and activists confirm that this problem has increased during the Covid-19.

Gender Meets Tech: Young Iraqi startups develop digital solutions to end gender-based violence

11 March 2021 | 13.00 CET | virtual public event |
Two GIZ project will discuss their jointly implemented online hackathon to find innovative digital solutions to prevent violence against women and girls in Iraq.

Mes de la Equidad, la Igualdad y la Justicia de Género en la GIZ Bolivia y Paraguay

All week | private events for GIZ Paraguay and Bolivia staff and one public song competition |
One week full of activities, events and competitions about gender equality

Reaction – Reflection – Action: follow-up discussion on women’s economic empowerment and Covid-19

11 March | 13.30 – 15.00 CET | This is a virtual event |
What options are there towards more gender transformative change and against “business as usual”? How do we shape our COVID-19 response in collaboration with donors, partners and target groups? Do we have good experience to draw upon?

The implications of Emerging Tech on Gender Equality – Workshop

14 April | 09.30 – 11.30 CET | this is a virtual event with limited spaces – RSVP by email to register |
In this Workshop, we want to understand the implications of disruptive technologies concerning gender equality. Together we will outline the impact on gender equality that may infer from the technologies listed in the Tech Detector.

Women´s Economic Empowerment in Africa (WEE) – Working towards Gender Equality in times of COVID-19

1 March | 10.00 – 12.00 CET | Public virtual event – watch recording here |
As many Covid-19 measures build on existing social and economic structures which are not gender-neutral, the effects of the pandemic affect African women particularly hard.

GIZ India : Gender Market Place : ”When ‘Attitude Meets Action”

GIZ India Gender Day 2020 : When ”Attitude Meets Action”  We at GIZ India kicked off the Gender Week 2020 with a Gender Breakfast Meeting organized on Monday, 3rd March by the project – Womens Economic Empowerment (Her&Now). The Breakfast meeting focused

Cameroon: A strong voice for equal opportunities

Radios and women entrepreneurs in rural Cameroon call for gender equality Five radio stations in the rural north of Cameroon produce a series on micro-entrepreneurs of nontimber forest products (NTFP). In fifty programmes, the women talk about their business and

Mexico: GIRLS’ DAY MÉXICO: GÉNERO EN LA FORMACIÓN PROFESIONAL DUAL

Programa Desarrollo del Modelo Mexicano de Formación Dual (MMFD) Presentado por José Medrano y Alfonso Figueroa I. Fomento a la igualdad de género La educación es un eje central para el desarrollo humano. De la formación depende en buena medida

Economy Wins When Women Work – “E4W” : PAKISTAN

Pakistan is an enormously diverse, multiethnic and multicultural society characterized by uneven development and distribution of resources. There are massive inequalities along social strata, regions, religions, gender and urban-rural manifestations. By international comparison, Pakistan is one of the countries with

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Bangladesh Women’s Day 2019 Session: Innovation, Technology and Women’s Empowerment

On 21 March 2019, a session on “Innovation, Technology and Women’s Empowerment” was organized by the GIZ Bangladesh Gender Working Group focusing on the UN Theme for women’s day this year – “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change.” All

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Informeller Fachaustausch: Wie funktioniert eine App zum Schutz von Frauen vor Gewalt?

Das GG2-Vorhaben “Prävention von Gewalt gegen Frauen und Mädchen im südlichen Afrika” hat nach zweijähriger Entwicklungszeit im Januar die App “Nokaneng” auf den Markt gebracht. Informationen, Unterstützung und Schutz von Frauen per App – aber wie genau funktioniert das? Und worauf  musste bei der Umsetzung

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DUFUNA-FEM Code Camp: Software development training programme preparing female students for tech careers in Nigeria

There are many obstacles for women who want to build tech careers in Nigeria. However, programmes particularly focusing on female trainees encourage women who might otherwise not have considered joining. It is also noticeable that employers are particularly keen on

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Enabling Equality and Economic Empowerment for all Women and Girls – A Thought Leadership Roundtable around Gender and Disability

For more information on the speakers, please see the flyer: Disability and Gender event during GIZ Gender week Description of the event:  One in five women globally live with disability, about 80% of them in the global south. In Zambia,

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GIZ India : Digital Transformation Together – Leave No One Behind

GIZ India organized a Gender Café on ‘Digital Transformation Together- Leave No One Behind’.  Connectivity doesn’t always equalise opportunity. The overarching vision of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development is inclusive and sustainable growth with its promise to ‘leave no

Get involved & stay engaged: Urban activism and more opportunities for Women’s Empowerment

Indonesia’s identity as a multicultural country, with the fourth biggest population worldwide and as one of the twenty most important industrial and emerging market economies (G 20) is one of the largest and most influential economies in the region (ASEAN)

Gender Cafe : Digital Transformation Together : Leave No One Behind

GIZ GENDER CAFÉ : 9th MARCH, 2018, NEW DELHI, INDIA Topic : Digital Transformation Together : Leave No One Behind Connectivity doesn’t always equalize opportunity : The overarching vision of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development is inclusive and sustainable

Germany: eSkills4Girls

For digital technologies to unfold their positive potential on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, the gender digital divide has to be overcome – this is the main message of the BMZ initiative #eSkills4Girls. Currently, women only hold 24 percent of

Kenya: #SheShapesSolar

Using social media to create awareness and interest of women by women in the solar industry The Campaign 1.How we got here 2.The process 3.How does it look? 4.So what? How did we get to a campaign? Selected project outputs

An application to prevent and fight violence against women…? / ¿Una App para prevenir y combatir la violencia contra las mujeres…?

Event Documentation: An application to prevent and fight violence against women…? …?…Yes, of course!  The National Corporation for Telecommunication of Ecuador (CNT-EP) presented the new design and functions of its application “Junt@s” (Together) this 8th of March 2017 on the

An application to prevent and fight violence against women…? / ¿Una App para prevenir y combatir la violencia contra las mujeres…?

…Yes, of course! / ¡…claro que sí! The National Corporation for Telecommunication of Ecuador (CNT-EP) presented the new design and functions of its application “Junt@s” (Together) this 8th of March 2017 on the occasion of the International Women’s Day, especially for

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Competition „Empowerment of women through digital solutions“ – 3 winners announced!

At the end of 2016, the sectoral program „Promoting Gender equality and women’s rights” launched the GIZ-wide competition “Empowerment of women through digital solutions“ calling for proposals of measures that use an innovative “digital solution” which specifically strengthens women and

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GIZ India : Gender Cafe and more..

At GIZ India, we began the GIZ Gender Week with an action punch self-defense session! The Risk and Security Desk of the GIZ Office organized separate sessions related to safety and self-defense techniques for both men and women. Both men

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#Code4Equality – Mitbestimmung, Teilhabe und Repräsentation für Frauen und Mädchen durch digitale Technologien

Event Dokumentation: Die GIZ Bonn hat im Rahmen der GIZ-Genderwoche 2017 zur Veranstaltung #Code4Equality – Mitbestimmung, Teilhabe und Repräsentation für Frauen und Mädchen durch digitale Technologien eingeladen. Der digitale Wandel hat Arbeitswelt und Alltagsgestaltung, Kommunikations- und Informationsmöglichkeiten verändert. Auch in

Shaping Our Future Through Conversations that Matter : ’Gender Equality in the Changing World : Planet 50-50 by 2030′

Event Documentation: Café Tables at GIZ India’s Gender Café Event were discussing issues pertinent to both men and women of a changing world: Empowerment of women through digital solutions; Gender sensitive communications, ‘Addressing women’s safety’ ‘Role and involvement of Men in

Be bold for Change at GIZ Indonesia

Event Documentation: Gender equality is a human right. Human rights are a guiding principle for German development policy. It is key to sustainable development. As in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), gender equality is again firmly enshrined in the 2030